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Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: The Definition of “Healthy” to be Reviewed by FDA

 

The current healthy eating guidelines created by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) were established in 1994, and the agency is finally taking steps in reviewing how it classifies “healthy” foods. The current guidelines have some inaccurate …

Diabetes Health in The News: FDA Expands Coverage for Lilly, Boehringer Diabetes Drug

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently approved an expanded form for Synjardy, a drug produced by Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly. Also known as empagliflozin/metformin hydrochloride, Synardy is now approved for use as an adjunctive treatment. When used …

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: FDA Approves Two Novo Nordisk Insulin Medications

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In late September 2015, the FDA finally approved Tresiba, a diabetes drug from Novo Nordisk. This once daily medication is a long-acting  drug that was previously rejected …

FDA Approves Two-In-One Diabetes Treatment For Type 2

By Brenda Neugent

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved a two-in-one diabetes treatment that combines two type 2 treatments.

Glyxambi combines empagliflozin, a sodium glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitor that blocks the absorption of excess glucose by the kidneys so …